The CLA is the other half when the College of Applied Arts and Sciences was split. The CLA used to be a full service college. In 1999, the BOR approved the offering of Bachelor of Arts in Management major in Industrial Management in the college. To date, CLA is composed of four departments, namely: English, Filipino, Social Sciences, and Physical Education. Just recently, the college started offering Bachelor of Science in Entreprenuerial Management (BSEM).
The CLA shall provide basic quality education and turn out highly competent managers and entepreneurs who will provide leadership and job opportunities in a rapidly changing environment and ensure its continued relevance and responsiveness to the challenges of globalization.